The Race to the Additive Manufacturing Finish Line

The Solidworks Blog

Currently, there are a number of major players all competing to cross the additive manufacturing finish line and be deemed the top player of this $7.3 They include HP, Formlabs, and Desktop Metal, and each of them have a different strategy.

3D printing growth: the most relevant studies to build your strategy

Sculpteo

Fortunately, there are numerous studies to help you integrate 3D printing in to your strategy, obtain the best benefits and ensure your competitive edge. The value this study brings to the table lies in its practical value toward helping to build an effective 3D printing strategy.

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3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

3DPrint.com

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be discussing a little business news, then moving to materials, and finishing with something fun to get your weekend. View the entire article via our website.

Why an Engineering Software Strategy Makes a Lot of Sense

CADD Edge

However, it seems that when focusing on getting a project completed or a design finished, there’s a lot more emphasis on the engineers, and a lot less emphasis on looking at how that’s done, and whether there is a better, faster way to get that project complete. With a good software strategy , there are huge amounts of time that can be saved and productivity gains that can be accomplished by simply taking a look at the way that your departments interact and communicate with each other.

SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard Milling Setup 4/9: Extract Machinable Features

Javelin Tech Tips

A list of machinable features with the default machining strategies will be generated. Here we will change the machining strategy. Editing the default strategies in the technology database will be covered in future articles about the TechDB. Finish Strategy.

Linde Introduces Controlled CO2 Snow for Cleaning 3D-Printed Parts

Additive Manufacturing

This includes surface oxides and unfused powders that need to be removed prior to further processing or surface finishing. Linde can add value across the additive manufacturing chain, from powder metal production and 3D printing to thermal treatment and finishing.

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Delcam Enhances Vortex in PowerMILL 2015

Deelip

Major enhancements include a couple of improvements to their Vortex high-efficiency area clearance strategy apart from the improved collision checking to also cover near misses and more efficient raster finishing.

Why Integrated CAM and Free 2.5 Axis Milling

cadcamstuff.com

This assure that your designers, engineers and machinists has the best CAD tools available to design the parts, jigs and fixtures, and also has a robust CAM containing roughing and finishing strategies that assures high quality precision machined parts done right.

What’s New In SOLIDWORKS CAM 2019

The Solidworks Blog

These two additions will allow HSM toolpaths to be used in more machining strategies to reduce cycle times and improve machine output. Machine-Specific Rules (machining strategies). It is hard to believe we are already looking at another release of SOLIDWORKS.

Getting started with SOLIDWORKS CAM

Javelin Tech Tips

By using a technology database, we can create conditions that apply machining strategies to our part features. Finish (Contour) Milling. Face Finish. Finish Turn. Groove Finish. Bore Finish. What is SOLIDWORKS CAM?

Precision ADM Receives Strategic US Private Investment

Additive Manufacturing

This investment will provide added capital to further the Company’s aggressive growth strategy in the medical device and aerospace sectors, including securing additional manufacturing capacity, quality systems, and material selection for serial production. strategies. “I

New in Metal 3D Printing: Copper

Stratasys

Additionally, microchannel and jet impingement strategies can be optimized using AM for microelectronic device cooling.

SLM Solutions and Identify3D Cooperate to Develop End-to-End Integrity for Additive Manufacturing in the Digital Supply Chain

Additive Manufacturing

Identify3D software integrates into users’ current workflows but offers a new level of process security,” stated Stephan Thomas, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Identify3D.

Experience World War I with this 3D-Printed Model of the Atlantikwall Coastline

i.materialise

Commissioned by the Atlantikwall Museum in Raversijde for a new exhibition about munition in WWI, the model will educate visitors about the German defense strategies along the Belgian coastline during WWI.

Are your Manufacturing Processes at Maximum Efficiency?

3D Perspectives

Do you have traceability throughout the product’s development process from start to finish? Develop a strategy to reuse items and best practices. Can you answer YES to these questions…?

SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional 2019 Adds Rest Machining to VoluMill

The Solidworks Blog

Traditionally, you will add a second operation to finish the exterior pockets with a smaller tool. If you look at the image below you will see the new strategies with rest machining turned on. It’s finally here! SOLIDWORKS 2019 is out and available for download.

Autel Releasing Potential Mavic Pro Killer

3D Printing Hub

Autel Robotics is putting the finishing touches on the Evo, their latest drone that’s designed to compete head-to-head with the DJI Mavic Pro. This appears to be a smart strategy that could payoff for the company.

First Unattended Print!

3D Printer Users

Chow with Support The Chow was finished and ready to be cleaned of the support material. Interesting, Axon seemed to use a different strategy for the support materials that made it very easy to remove. I apologize for the images.

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MakerBot Promises Faster 3D-Printing Speeds. So What?

3D Printing Review

Secondly, a new “one click” option allows users to queue up a 3D print while “slicing,” the term used for converting a 3D design to a 3D-printable file, so the printing begins immediately after that process is finished.

Solving Storage Space with 3D Printing: RCKZ Designs Stackable Sneaker Display

i.materialise

Usually we help companies and brands with product innovation, digital strategy and digital storytelling. That’s why the 3D prototype was polished by hand for us by i.materialise as part of their finishing services.

DriveWorks 16 Released

The Solidworks Blog

DriveWorks design automation and sales configurator software brings together engineering and sales teams to allow manufacturing companies to offer customisable and configurable 3D products as part of their digital strategy.

PostProcess and Rösler Announce Partnership to Bring Automated, Intelligent Post-Printing to Europe

Additive Manufacturing

In the partnership arrangement, Rösler was chosen to provide PostProcess’ data-driven support removal and surface finishing solutions for all AM technologies to the European market. Enables End-to-End Digitization of 3D Printing for Industry 4.0 Factory Floor. BUFFALO, N.Y.,

Anti-Reflective and Anti-Fingerprint Coatings Revolutionizing the Manufacturing Industry

BIS Research

Initially, coatings were used for providing finish to the product, however, they now are an important area of the surface treatment process. and Kriya Materials are focusing on developing new technologies and are adopting various business strategies to strengthen their positions in the market.

SOLIDWORKS 2019 – Design and Manufacturing just got Easier, Faster and Smarter

The Solidworks Blog

Create machine-specific machining strategies. With SOLIDWORKS 2019 you get more power and speed to tackle the most complex problems, and the depth of functionality to finish critical detail work.

Spare Parts & 3D Printing

Stratasys

According to a recent study from PwC’s Strategy& , these challenges are the reason spare parts suppliers are having difficulties meeting the needs of their customers. Maintaining inventories of spare parts has historically been a burden for suppliers and customers.

Copper Bottomed News -3T In The Press

Rapid Prototyping News UK

The team is now refining the process to optimise the surface finish, and material properties and is progressing the project in order to advance the capability from the beta material stage to a fully functional production ready material.

Optimizing Your Social Properties for Recruiting

The Solidworks Blog

It’s common for a new team to dedicate significant time and effort into developing an employer brand strategy to only trip at the finish line, which is communicating it to the broader talent marketplace. These tools will be the crux to streamlining and managing a multi channel social media strategy, all from a single dashboard. Once that is accomplished developing individual strategies for each platform begins.

SOLIDWORKS World 2016 CAM Partner Preview

The Solidworks Blog

which features the new performance package hyperMILL® MAXX Machining for drilling, roughing and finishing. which now features hyperMILL® MAXX Machining for drilling, roughing and finishing.

The Complete 3D Printing Conference

Capturing the Value

described 3D printing strategies for merchandise and retail, elaborating on the importance and role of customisation and technical opportunities additive manufacturing offers. She stressed that the adaptation of additive manufacturing is still in an early stage and that technical issues such as colour and finishing still have to be addressed when considering implementation for merchandise. The Complete 3D Printing Conference was held on 25 March in London.

Recreating a Virtual City with Multicolor 3D Printing

i.materialise

I work full time on our new game, “Industries of Titan”, which is an industrial city-building simulation/strategy game for PC. Once you have a 3D file of your model, upload it to our online 3D printing platform and choose from 100+ materials and finishes.

IMC TOYS Balances Tradition and Innovation to Deliver New Experiences

3D Perspectives

Finding a balance between traditional products and digital ones is at the heart of the company’s product strategy.

How to prepare for a SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard or Professional migration (for Workgroup PDM users)

Javelin Tech Tips

A few strategies that you can use are: Create a separate folder for each project that you are working on. After the migration is finished, Javelin will install the new vault.

Delcam Enhances Vortex in PowerMILL 2015

Deelip

Major enhancements include a couple of improvements to their Vortex high-efficiency area clearance strategy apart from the improved collision checking to also cover near misses and more efficient raster finishing.

When Is 3D Printing Cost Effective?

Design 2 Part News

Read more about 3DEO’s technology and company strategy.). 3DEO’s strategy is not to provide the near-net shape component, but instead, provide the block with the channels already created. By Christina M. Fuges, Contributing Editor, Additive Manufacturing.

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The Other Kind of Fashion Modeling: 3D Modeling Melinda Looi’s ‘Gems of the Ocean’ with Samuel Canning

Materialise

Computing power dictated the entire build strategy,” recalls Sam. “In He began by asking Materialise about the size of the biggest laser sintering printers available at the time (early 2014), and then formulated a strategy to fit a full-length gown within the available build volume.

Key Considerations for Weighing the Purchase of a 3D Printer

3D Printing Review

Whether a company has a pressing need for 3D printing or not, it has become an increasingly common Chief Officer mandate to “take stock of what 3D printing is, how it can impact our company, and come up with a strategy of what to do about it.”

Optomec Announces New Large Format, Low Cost 3D Metal Printer with Hybrid Machining

Additive Manufacturing

New LENS Controlled Atmosphere Hybrid System supports Building, Repairing, Coating and Finishing of Metal Parts up to 860mm in Size. One key advantage of the LENS Hybrid configuration is the ability to use the milling capability to perform finish machining on a printed part without re-fixturing or aligning the component on a second machine. These products are a key element of our strategy to bring Metal Additive Manufacturing into the industrial mainstream.”.